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Health Board Keeps Restaurant Conditional Until Inspection

Municipal Election Poll and Debate Schedule
‘Bestfield’ Town Council Talks Small Town, Big Spirit
Planning Board Approves Subdivision on Downer St.

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
Multiple Road Disturbances Anticipated in Fanwood
Scotch Plains Council Swears in New Fire Dept. Battalion Chief

Cranford <= more
Cranford Seeking to Amend Afford. Housing Judgment

Garwood <= more
Garwood Discusses Potential Sale of Public Works Yard

Why Did Freeholder Board Back Roselle ‘Mind and Body’ Project?
National Night Out Events Help Bring Communities Together

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HOPING TO GET A DP...River & Rail second baseman John Rachko gets the force out on Diva’s Marc Rusin and begins to throw to first in hopes of getting a double play in the fourth inning at Brookside Park in Scotch Plains on August 2.

Honor Roll - Westfield High School (4th Marking Period)

Honor Roll - Roosevelt Intermediate School (4th Marking Period)

Great Job - University of Delaware Announces Dean’s List
Hats Off - McDermott Receives Degree From Saint Joseph’s Univ.
Well Done - Loyola University Maryland Announces Graduates
Arts & Entertainment
Popcorn - A Ghost Story: Lacks Spirit
Hamilton Stage - ICON Returns to UCPAC In Rahway for Fourth Year

Surprising Play - The Shape of Things This Weekend at CDC

Come Tryout - Auditions for A Christmas Carol Planned at CDC

World-Renowned - Plainfield Symphony Orch. Announces 98th Season

LOOKING FOR PRODUCE...This gentleman checks out the watermelons at Saturday’s Farmers’ Market at the municipal parking lot on Park Avenue in Scotch Plains.

Week in Sports St. JP II Scores 5 Runs in 6th, Holds Off St. Vincent; River & Rail Silences Diva’s, Wins Game 2 Semifinal; St. Joes Downs St. Moses In St. Bart Oldtimers Action; Sofa Kings Win Over Gashouse Gorillas in Game 2

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Summary Of Community Posts Recommended Reading
See all 2017-08-16 Summit - The Summit Police Department is inviting members of the Summit and nearby communities to participate in the Making a Difference 5K run in honor of Detective Matthew Tarentino on Saturday, September 9 at 9AM in downtown Summit.
See all 2017-08-16 Mountainside - Affordable housing litigation, why the 5 acre Barnes tract on Mountain Avenue was chosen as the location for the creation of 24 market rate and 6 affordable housing units. The developer recently purchased an additional 1.5 a
See all 2017-08-16 Cranford - Police Chief James Wozniak has retired as police chief. Chief Wozniak was advanced to Chief March 1, 2014. Captain Joseph Van Bergen was named Acting Police Chief effective September 1. 1502879351
See all 2017-08-16 Cranford - Hartz Mountain Industries has filed a motion Tuesday to intervene in the motion filed by the township for leave to amend a judgement of compliance and repose and related relief with the Superior Court of New Jersey Law Division:
See all 2017-08-15 Westfield - Leader/Times Service Announcement: The dollars that usually just slip through your fingers will start working for you sooner than you think if you put them in a Leader/Times Classified Ad. Cost is little. Returns are big. See all 2017-08-15 Westfield - NJFOs season opens dramatically with great musical works inspired by the genius of William Shakespeare. Vaughan Williams Serenade sublimely captures Shakespeares contemplation of the beauty of music from The Merchant of Venice.
See all 2017-08-15 Westfield - The Westfield Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) welcomes Melinda Snchez Donio as the new program manager for the 2017-18 academic year. YEA! is a year-long program in which students in grades 6-12 generate business ideas, cond
See all 2017-08-14 Westfield - As Mayor of Westfield, I do not speak publicly on national issues on which I cannot speak with one voice for the people of Westfield. On the topics of violence, bigotry, and racism, I can speak with one voice. What this Country
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The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
PO Box 250, 251 North Ave. West, Westfield, NJ 07091
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